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Work Location – Iron Bridge mine
Roster – 8 days/ 6 off FIFO ex Perth – Wednesday to Wednesday
Are you passionate about ensuring the highest safety standards in the mining industry? Join our dynamic team at Iron Bridge, where you'll play a pivotal role in fostering a culture of safety excellence.
Reporting directly to the Iron Bridge Health and Safety Manager, the Process Safety and Risk Principal will spearhead crucial safety initiatives at our ore processing facility. This pivotal role requires a strong background in electrical engineering and expertise in electrical process safety. As a candidate, you will play a vital role in conducting comprehensive process safety and risk assessments, contributing to safety in design, and implementing and monitoring adherence to stringent safety protocols.
As the Process Safety and Risk Principal, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Conducting meticulous process safety and risk assessments within our ore processing facility.
Crafting and implementing safety strategies for process, infrastructure, and equipment, considering construction methodologies, operational parameters, and maintenance philosophies.
Identifying engineering controls and enhancements post incidents, hazard reports, and risk evaluations, with a specific focus on electrical process safety.
Overseeing the implementation of the Fortescue Risk Management Standard, with an emphasis on electrical safety measures.
Planning and participating in various process safety risk assessment studies, including HAZID, HAZOP, and SIL Allocation, and ensuring diligent tracking of associated actions to closure.
Facilitating process safety risk assessment studies and ensuring comprehensive follow-through on action items.
Providing invaluable support for decision-making to demonstrate As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP) principles, particularly in the context of electrical systems.
Compiling comprehensive safety in design reports summarizing the overall ALARP demonstration, with a specific emphasis on electrical engineering aspects.
Contributing to the development of standards, procedures, guidelines, and training materials for the effective implementation of the Process Safety Management System, with a focus on electrical safety.
Collaborating with key stakeholders to provide crucial input into the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Process Safety Management System, emphasising electrical engineering considerations.
Ensuring consistent application of process safety standards across all project phases, with a specific emphasis on electrical process safety.
Mentoring and nurturing Fortescue personnel and contractors in effectively implementing the Process Safety Management System, with a focus on electrical safety practices.
Vigilantly monitoring Health & Safety statutory and system compliance requirements, particularly those related to electrical systems.
Qualifications and Experience
Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) with a specialisation in electrical engineering.
Tertiary qualifications in WHS, risk management, process engineering, process safety management
Substantial experience in ore processing or a related industry, with a proven track record in electrical process safety.
Profound knowledge of Australian and relevant international codes, standards, and statutory requirements, with specific expertise in electrical safety regulations.
Proven expertise in safety in design engineering, particularly in the context of electrical systems.
Experience in defining and applying control measures and performance standards, with a focus on electrical safety.
Proficiency in conducting and facilitating process safety studies, including those related to electrical processes.
Exceptional engagement skills across all business levels, fostering positive relationships with staff and contractors, with a focus on effective communication of electrical safety principles.
If you're ready to make a substantial impact on safety practices within a dynamic and forward-thinking environment, we encourage you to apply.
Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
Internal Candidates / Current Contractors please apply via Success Factors Careers Portal. For further information on how to apply please visit the Fortescue Hub.
Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified. Fortescue will never contact you to ask for payment of any kind, whether directly or through a third party.